Monographs Details: Trichomanes crinitum Sw.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1984. The Botany of the Guyana Highland - Part XII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 38: 1-84.
Family:Hymenophyllaceae
Scientific Name:Trichomanes crinitum Sw.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - General distribution. Cuba, Jamaica, and the Lesser Antilles. Costa Rica. Southem Venezuela to eastem Colombia, eastem Ecuador, and central Peru.Guayana Highland distribution. Epipetric or rarely epiphytic. VENEZUELA .Terr. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), U p p e r C a m p Savanna, 4500 ft, Maguire& Politi 17664 ( NY , UC , US ) , Upper Cafio Negro, Maguire & Politi 28201 (ISTY,U S ) ; Summit of Cerro Autana, 1230-1270 m , Steyermark 105164 (US, V E N ) ;Cerro Duida, between Valley Head C a m p and Central C a m p , 1675-1820 m,Steyermark 58306 (US). Edo. Bolivar: S u m m i t of the N part of the S section ofAuyan-tepui along the Rio Churun, 1600 m , Steyermark 93835 (US, V E N ) ; UpperFalls ofthe Rio Tirica, central section ofthe Chimanta Massif, 1950 m , Steyermark& Wurdack 555 and 559 ( N Y , U S ) ; Chimanta Massif, summit of Toronotepuialong the Cafio Mojado, 1895-1910 m , Steyermark & Wurdack 1064 (NY,US); NW-facing slopes of Torono-tepui between S u m m i t C a m p and base of theescarpment, 1880-1970 m , Steyermark & Wurdack 1180 ( M O , N Y , U S ) ; ChimantaMassif, N W slopes of Churi-tepui (Muru-tepui), 1850-2050 m , Wurdack34164 ( N Y , U S ) ; Chimanta Massif, Amuri-tepui ( W sector of Acopan-tepui), ca1850 m , Steyermark, Huber & Carrefio E . 128736 (US, V E N ) ; Chimanta Massif,N W part ofthe summit of Abacapa-tepui, 2125-2300 m , Steyermark 74874 (F,N Y , U S ) ; Vicinity of Salto de Pacairao, ca 3 k m E to N E of Santa Teresita deKavanayen, 1220 m , Steyermark 60489 (US).

Discussion:

Ragatelus crinitus (Swartz) Presl, Hymenophyll. 17. 1844.

Trichomanes I'herminieri Fee, Hist. Foug. Lye. Antill. [Mem. Foug. 11]: 107, t. 29, f 1. 1866. Syntypes. Ste. Rose, St. Luis, and Goyave, Guadeloupe, L'Herminier in 1861 (syntypes all P or R B none seen).

Trichomanes holopterum var. I'herminieri (Fee) Domin, Pterid. Dominica 49. 1929.

Type. Jamaica, Swartz (holotype S not seen fragm US photo 6198; isotypes B-Hb. Willd. 20198 not seen Tryon photo, B M not seen photo 6592).

Distribution:Cuba South America| Jamaica South America| Costa Rica South America| Venezuela South America| Colombia South America| Ecuador South America| Peru South America| Guyana South America|